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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3641

archive_read_support_format_tar.c in libarchive before 2.2.4 does not properly compute the length of a certain buffer when processing a malformed pax extension header, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) PAX or (2) TAR archive that triggers a buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-07-13 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3641

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freebsd Libarchive 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Libarchive 1

- References For CVE-2007-3641

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=432924 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24885
BID 24885 'libarchive' Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-24
http://security.freebsd.org/patches/SA-07:05/libarchive.patch
http://secunia.com/advisories/28377
SECUNIA 28377
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200708-03
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:015
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1455
DEBIAN DSA-1455
http://osvdb.org/38092
OSVDB 38092
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/35405
XF freebsd-libarchive-pax-bo(35405)
http://people.freebsd.org/~kientzle/libarchive/ CONFIRM
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:05.libarchive.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:05.libarchive
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018379
SECTRACK 1018379
http://secunia.com/advisories/26355
SECUNIA 26355
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2521
VUPEN ADV-2007-2521
http://secunia.com/advisories/26050
SECUNIA 26050
http://secunia.com/advisories/26062
SECUNIA 26062

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3641

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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